Potarch Bridge over the River Dee near Aberdeen
Set in "Whisky Country" Aberdeen offers hill and glens, castles and coastline, and is a beautiful place to visit.
The city has a wide variety of attractions to tempt visitors, with venues including the Lemon Tree (said to be Aberdeen’s all year festival fringe), Duthie Park Winter Gardens, Gordon Highlanders Museum, Satrosphere or Codona's Beach Amusement Park.
Head out into the Aberdeenshire countryside and delve into Scotland's Castle Country. Why not include Crathes Castle and its neighbour Craigievar Castle – both with magnificent painted ceilings? Take in Castle Fraser with its historic furnishings, paintings and fine embroidery and of course, one of Scotland’s most famous castles, Dunnottar, a dramatic clifftop ruin located south of Stonehaven.
Whisky lovers will want to head for Moray were some of the World's most famous malts are produced. Glenfiddich, The Glenlivet, Benromach and Glen Grant are just some of the few you can sample.
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